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Skills available for Nebraska fifth-grade science standards

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SC.5.3 Structure and Properties of Matter

SC.5.8 Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems

SC.5.11 Space Systems: Earth's Stars and Solar System

  • SC.5.11.3 Gather and analyze data to communicate understanding of space systems: Earth's stars and solar system.

    • SC.5.11.3.A Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.

    • SC.5.11.3.B Support an argument that differences in the apparent brightness of the sun compared to other stars is due to their relative distances from Earth.

    • SC.5.11.3.C Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in the length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.

SC.5.13 Earth's Systems

  • SC.5.13.4 Gather and analyze data to communicate understanding of Earth's systems.

    • SC.5.13.4.A Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

    • SC.5.13.4.B Describe and graph the amounts of salt water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.

    • SC.5.13.4.C Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect the Earth's resources and environment.

    • SC.5.13.4.D Define a simple design problem that can be solved by applying scientific ideas about the conservation of fresh water on Earth.

    • SC.5.13.4.E Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.